Sniffer dog uncovered thousands of illegal cigarettes at Oldham shop
A stash of illicit cigarettes was found hidden in the back of a shop, thanks to tip-offs from members of the public.
Car dealers plead guilty to clocking cars
Two car dealers have been successfully prosecuted by Oldham Council for ‘clocking’ cars and then advertising them for sale.
More than 31,000 illegal cigarettes seized during shop visits
Oldham Trading Standards Officers, supported by Greater Manchester Police, have seized 31,600 cigarettes and 12.5kg of rolling tobacco from three shops.
Oldham trader hauled before courts for unsafe goods
A trader has been ordered to pay more than £27,000 after being successfully prosecuted by Oldham Council for distributing unsafe electrical goods.
Oldham car dealer fined for selling a car with the incorrect mileage
A car dealer has been told to pay more than £14,000 after selling a ‘clocked’ car.
Royton shopkeeper in court for underage sale
A shop owner who sold e-cig liquid to a child has been fined by magistrates.
Illegal tobacco profits go up in smoke
A specialist sniffer dog helped uncover an illegal haul of tobacco – including a stash in the ceiling of a bathroom – during a raid on a town centre shop.
Company ordered to pay £168,000 and told to handover another £152,000
A company which sold unsafe electrical goods has been ordered to pay £168,000 by the courts.
Shopkeeper ignored advice and it cost him dear
A shopkeeper has been ordered to pay more than £7,000 for selling counterfeit school uniforms.
Hajj pilgrims urged to check before you travel
Oldham Council has found three travel agents were displaying fake Air Travel Organiser's Licence (ATOL) logos during a recent snap inspection.
Tobacco seized by trading standards and sniffer dogs
Oldham Council’s Trading Standards has enlisted the help of two four-legged friends in the fight against traders selling counterfeit or illegal tobacco.